Summer Reading Ends Soon

Summer Reading ends on Monday, August 21. Be sure to log your reading and claim your prizes by 9 pm!

Monday, August 21

Knitting It Forward

Youth Grades 4 and up are invited to learn to knit and participate in knitting based community service projects. Please bring 1 pair size 8, 9, or 10 straight knitting needles and 1 skein of yarn. Registration required.

Sunday, August 27, 1:30 PM

Family Book Club

The Sweetness at the Bottom of the Pie by Alan Bradley. Book discussion for grades 6-8 and family.

Monday, August 28, 7 PM

Resources for Children

WorldBook Online

1000 Books Before Kindergarten

For children birth to entering Kindergarten.  Sign up, read & win prizes.

WorldBook Online

WorldBook Online

Access WorldBook online and follow the “Kids” link to access encyclopedia resources for youth, including activities, pictures, videos and more.

OverDrive Kids Reading Room

OverDrive Kids Reading Room

Access OverDrive’s collection of materials for youth through the Kids Reading Room.



Enjoy hundreds of books, videos and read-alongs from multiple genres of children’s literature.

Book Club Kits

Each Juvenile Book Club Kit contains multiple copies of a book for hosting your own book club.

Early Literacy iPad Kits

Each iPad Kit contains one iPad loaded with educational games.

Family Kits

Each Family Kit is themed and contains reading materials and movies for all ages.

Preschool Learning Kits

Each Preschool Learning Kit contains books, movies, music and activities designed for preschool age children.

Baby Kits

Each Baby Time Kit contains books and activities designed for children birth to 24 months as well as a parenting book.

Need a Good Book

Fill out our Need a Good Book form to receive a list of recommended books.

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Upcoming Children's Events

all-day Summer Reading Ends Today!
Summer Reading Ends Today!
Aug 21 all-day
Summer Readings ends at 5 pm today. August 21 is the last day to report reading.
12:45 PM Join Us for the Eclipse
Join Us for the Eclipse
Aug 21 @ 12:45 PM – 1:30 PM
Join Us for the Eclipse
During the eclipse, the Library will have a soft closing from 12:45 – 1:30 pm to allow our staff to view this event. Our doors will be open, patrons can browse for materials, checkout and pay[...]
10:00 AM Books and Blocks @ Meeting Room
Books and Blocks @ Meeting Room
Aug 23 @ 10:00 AM – 10:30 AM
Hear a story and enjoy block playtime with your child. Recommended for ages 6 months thru preschool. Questions? Call 314-821-5770, ext. 1015. Event is free and open to the public.
1:30 PM Kids Knitting It Forward @ Kirkwood Public Library
Kids Knitting It Forward @ Kirkwood Public Library
Aug 27 @ 1:30 PM – 3:00 PM
Youth grades 4 and up are invited to learn to knit and participate in knitting-based community service projects. Parents, grandparents, guardians and adults are welcome to knit with the group. Have fun, learn to knit[...]
7:00 PM Family Book Club
Family Book Club
Aug 28 @ 7:00 PM – 7:45 PM
Come join us for Family Book Club. This month we’re discussing The Sweetness at the Bottom of the Pie by Alan Bradley. For grades 6-8 and parents. Books available at the library for check out.


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